Volume No. 4 Issue No.: 1 Page No.: 178-182 July-Sept 2009

 

BACTERIAL MAGNETOSOMES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN NANO-BIOTECHNOLOGY

 

Mahesh S. Chavadar* and Shyam S. Bajekal

Department of Microbiology, Yashwantrao Chavan College of Science, Karad
Vidyanagar, Karad

 

Received on : June 30, 2009

 

ABSTRACT

 

Magnetotactic bacteria (MTB) are motile, aquatic prokaryotes, which are able to orient and migrate or swim along geomagnetic field lines, a behavior referred to as

 

Keywords : Magnetotactic bacteria, Magnetotaxis, Magnetosomes, Nano-biotechnology.

 

 

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